De Blasio Hires Pauline Toole to Oversee Department of Records

Pauline Toole. (Photo: LinkedIn)
Pauline Toole. (Photo: LinkedIn)

Mayor Bill de Blasio today added another face to his slowly-growing administration, appointing Pauline Toole as the next Commissioner of the Department of Records and Information Services.

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Christine Quinn Defends Surveillance in Wake of Monitoring Reports

Christine Quinn speaks with Piers Morgan. (Photo: CNN.com)
Christine Quinn speaks with Piers Morgan. (Photo: CNN.com)

Mayoral front-runner Christine Quinn refused to criticize President Obama over reports that the federal government has engaged in widespread monitoring of Americans’ Internet activity and telephone calls–arguing that surveillance is crucial to the city’s safety.

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